S cha'neH
'caz.neh ] / [ 'caz.neh ]
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word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: cha'neHDu' (body parts)


qepHom Saarbrücken 2011
See new words released at qepHom'a' 2011


forearm sounds like 4 arms, but there are only two: cha' neH

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nev'ob refers to both the "thigh" and the "upper arm" (above the elbow). Similarly, reStav refers to both the "shin" and the "forearm." If it's necessary to make a distinction, precede these words with 'uS or DeS.

cha'neH, when used alone, means "forearm." But when preceded by 'uS, it means "lower part of the leg." You could also say DeS cha'neH for "forearm," but this would probably be used only in a context where you were talking about both the forearm and the lower leg and wanted to clarify which was which.

reStav is "shin," meaning the front of the lower leg. (I assume [the German word] "Schienbein" is "shin bone." reStav is more than just the bone. The only way Maltz was aware of for referring to the bone is reStav Hom.)

Do'ghI' is "calf," meaning the back of the lower leg ([the German word] "Wade," presumably).

(Marc Okrand to Lieven L. Litaer talking about Hamletmachine, November 2019)

This is one of four words that had appeared at qep'a' 2011, but were published shortly after, at qepHom 2011. It was Agnieszka Solska who had written them down and brought them to qepHom 2011. (message to the mailing list of November 15, 2011 by Agnieszka Solska)

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